Dr. Christine Ngaruiya is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine (DEM) at Yale University. She completed the Global Health and International Emergency Medicine fellowship in the DEM in 2015, also matriculating with a Master of Science and Diploma in Tropical Medicine and International Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at that time. Her research interests center on: Non- communicable Diseases, barriers to care, and community-based interventions with a particular focus on Africa. Her past professional work has focused on health disparities amongst minority populations in the U.S. and Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR).
She has held several national and international leadership positions including with: the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine’s Global Emergency Medicine Academy, the Consortium of Universities for Global Health -Global Health Education Consortium -Canadian Society for International Health Trainee Conference and Advisory Committee, and the Women Leaders in Global Health conference committee. She was a member and regular contributor to the Young People’s Chronic Disease Network and is also a founding member of the Yale Network for Global Noncommunicable Disease.
She was a senior contributor to the first ever national study on NCDs in Kenya using the WHO STEPs tool in collaboration with Kenya Ministry of Health, was awarded one of five 2017 Yale Global Health Leadership Institute Hecht-Albert junior faculty pilot awards to do an ED-based study on NCDs in Kenya, was one of two 2019 Yale Institute for Global Health faculty network awardees to assess the role of Natural Language Process in heart attack patients in Pakistan, and an NHLBI (NIH) awardee in 2021 to conduct an assessment on capacity of emergency care centers in Kenya to manage NCDs.
- 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME
- 1.00 ACPE Contact Hours - Pharmacist
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
- 1.00 Approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™